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. meanwhile, the pentagon standing by the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, general george allen, also involved in the scandal. his nomination to head european command is on hold, but leon panetta says he's fully confident allen can lead. >>> this morning obama will likely be asked to comment on the petraeus scandal. that conference begins at 1:30. house minority leader nancy pelosi also holding a press conference today. the califoia law maker expected to announce whether she will run again to lead democrats in the minority. he was speaker of the house from 2006 to 2010. maryland's chris van holland is on the short list if pelosi left, but he's on the record saying he believes she will run again for that position. >>> today congress looks for answers in the deadly meningitis outbreak. leaders from the fda and the massachusetts department of health are expected to testify in today's hearing in front of the house energy and commerce committee. this comes after a report that shows federal health investigators wanted to shut down the massachusetts pharmacy linked to the outbreak back in 20
pentagon city and reagan national airport. everything should be back to normal by monday morning. >>> we could learn as early as this morning whether hostess will dismantle operations after a labor strike. the company gave employees until 5:00 last night to return to work. or else it would file a motion to liquidate or shut down operations forever. if the company decides to do that, the company could shut down sometime next week, putting 18,000 people out of work. >>> we've been talking about making a run on twinkies. should we do it today. is today the day? >> we'll talk about it. >> we have to come up with a plan. >>> it is now 4:38. ahead on "news 4 today," not your daddy's cracker jack. how a box of snacks could give you an energy boost. >>> before you grab your morning cup of coffee, check out the newest way to get your dose of caffei caffeine. caffeinated cracker jacks. they're called cracker jacked, get it? according to the company, the power bites pack the same amount of caffeine as a cup of coffee. some food activist groups say the snack violate regulations. it's not clear when
's because general john allen is being investigated over thousands of e-mails the pentagon says are potentially inappropriate. the fbi discovered 20,000 to 30,000 pages of e-mails between allen and jill kelley, the woman at the center of the petraeus scandal. kelley is a longtime petraeus friend who complained to the fbi about harassing e-mails she got from the former cia director's mistress paula broadwell. officials say the relationship spans a two-year period. a man close to allen saying he didn't find out about this probe until last night. as of this morning, the general denies any wrongdoing and plans to return to his job in afghanistan as the investigation goes on. at the live desk, angie goff, news 4. >>> the fbi's investigation brought agents to paula broadwell's charlotte home. they searched her house for several hours late last night. agents left with boxes of what appear to be documents or paperwork, but they aren't saying what they found. meanwhile, broadwell's co-author says he's shocked by the news of their affair, but he did have questions about their relationship
. the pentagon says it is investigating inappropriate communications between general john allen and jill kelley, the woman that petraeus' mistress allegedly sent threatening e-mails to you. the fbi reportedly uncovered 20,000 to 30,000 allegedly inappropriate e-mails between allen and kelley. she's a social liaison at the military base in florida. the general insists he's friends with kelley, but paula broadwell apparently saw her as a romantic rival. the fbi is keeping quiet of a search of broadwell's home. agents searched her home for five hours last night. they left with several boxes. broadwell's relationship with petraeus first came to light when the fbi began investigating jill kelley's claims that broadwell had sent her threatening e-mails. and the fbi is putting together a time line of the investigation to explain to members of congress why they were kept out of the loop until recently. they didn't know about the probe until last tuesday even though it had been going on for months. senate intelligence chair dianne feinstein said she learned about it from the media last week. meantime, s
make your way towards i-270. >>> 5:02 now, the pentagon is standing by the top u.s. commander in afghanistan even as it investigates inappropriate e-mails he allegedly sent and received from a florida socialite. secretary of defense leon panetta is urging people not to jump to conclusions about general george allen. allen is accused of having questionable communications with jill kelley, a social liaison to a tampa air force base. it was kelley who reportedly received threatening e-mails from paula broadwell, who was having an affair with now former cia director david petraeus. that led to petraeus' resignation. and broadwell is apparently here in washington. she's been spotted at her brother in northwest d.c. a man who appeared to be her brother, steven krantz, left last night but did not speak to reporters. and someone found broadwell's driver's license in rock creek park on monday. >>> leaders from the fda and the massachusetts department of health are expected to testify at a hearing in front of the house energy and commerce committee to determine how the meningitis outbre
and yellow lines between pentagon city and reagan national airport. everything should be back to normal on monday. until then, just wait. >>> this morning a local hospital is defending itself after a woman says a doctor left a drill bit in her foot after surgery. a spokesperson for medstar montgomery medical center said the doctor and the hospital immediately addressed the situation when they heard about it. in a statement, they said, "the hospital maintains a quality assurance review." the woman is from rockville and plans to sue the doctor and the hospital for malpractice. >>> eating fish can help avoid postpartum depression in women. women's omega-3 fatty acid levels drop during pregnancy and remain low after birth. lots of fish, including salmon, are rich in fatty acid. researchers say more studies are needed for the link. it seems the omega-3s are good for so many things. and you can take supplements. >>> normally, when a child disobeys a parent, they're in some sort of trouble, some consequences. >> not the case this time for one 13-year-old boy in florida. doctors say his behavio
. there will also be single tracking between pentagon city and reagan national airport on the blue and yellow line. now that single tracking is only for today. >>> some parents in a fast growing school district in our area are unhappy about a potential shuffle of where their kids go to school. rapidly growing loudoun county is proposing to redraw the lines between the school's seven elementary schools so attendance can be more balanced. the final plan could mean 1200 students in the ashburn and dulles north areas could be going to different schools come next fall and that has parents trying to leave things the way they are. >> i can't tell you how many girl scout leaders and all kinds of things that are all tied to that school. we've invested a lot in the school. >> it's more the principle of the back and forth, back and forth. >> parents can sound off at a public hearing coming up on december 3rd. the school board will decide on the final boundary plan on december 11th. >>> today three astronauts are preparing to return home after spending the last four months in space. the astronauts will perfor
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